Andrew Wu

Andrew Wu

Andrew Wu writes on cricket and AFL for The Sydney Morning Herald

Cricket

Steve Smith takes a long time to become overnight sensation

Steve Smith

Andrew Wu Australia's in-form batsman has come a long way in a year, writes Andrew Wu.

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Cricket

Sydney Sixers gear up for finals by beating Sydney Thunder

Mark Cosgrove

Andrew Wu Sydney Sixers remain in contention for a home semi-final after defeating cross-town rivals Sydney Thunder but their victory came at a heavy cost with Stephen O'Keefe in doubt for the finals.

Cricket

Sydney Sixers shattered Mitchell Starc not available for Big Bash

Mitchell Starc

Andrew Wu Cricket Australia's plan to ease Mitchell Starc back into international cricket leaves the Sydney Sixers unhappy at their lack of access to the fast bowler.

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Cricket

Sydney Sixers want dispensation for absences

Moises Henriques

Andrew Wu The Sydney Sixers are at loggerheads with Cricket Australia over a bid to allow a last-minute addition to their squad as they battle a player drain that has left them with a threadbare roster heading...

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Cricket

Concerns over stadium surface after Stephen O'Keefe injury

Stephen O'Keefe

Andrew Wu The Australian cricket players union has received complaints from its members over the surface at ANZ Stadium as it emerged Stephen O'Keefe is facing a possible shoulder reconstruction after an...

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Cricket

Alex Doolan, Shaun Marsh and James Faulkner in battle for George Bailey's South Africa tour spot

Shaun Marsh

Andrew Wu Alex Doolan, Shaun Marsh and James Faulkner are locked in a three-way battle for the Test berth vacated by George Bailey as selectors contemplate a reshuffle of the batting line-up for the series...

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Gabba set for Shield clash with Ashes aim

David Warner

Andrew Wu Cricket Australia is set to move the NSW Shield clash with Queensland to the Gabba to give several Test stars the chance to acclimatise to the venue of the Ashes opener.

Cricket

Khawaja in bid for Ashes

Andrew Wu Forgotten batsman signals to national selectors he deserves to remain in reckoning for Ashes.

Cricket

Usman Khawaja's century puts him back in the running for Ashes berth

Andrew Wu Forgotten batsman Usman Khawaja signalled to national selectors he deserves to remain in the reckoning for an Ashes berth.

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Ashes 2013: quick quartet hit breaks in Test team hint

Peter Siddle

Andrew Wu Peter Siddle, Ryan Harris, Mitchell Johnson and Ben Hilfenhaus are all set to miss next week's round of Shield games, in a possible indication they will be named in Australia's squad for the first...

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Cricket

Pacemen put on ice for Ashes

Peter Siddle.

Andrew Wu Peter Siddle, Ryan Harris, Mitchell Johnson and Ben Hilfenhaus are all set to miss next week's round of Shield games, in a possible indication they will be named in Australia's squad for the first...

Cricket

Brukner takes aim at Tottenham manager

The Tonk

Chris Barrett and Andrew Wu It is in England where Australian team doctor Peter Brukner has been making a splash.

Cricket

Michael Clarke to miss last round of Shield games but batting line-up in form

Clarke on Ashes loss (Thumbnail)

Andrew Wu Michael Clarke will miss the final round of Shield games before the first Test but knows most of his batting line-up are fit and in form in the countdown to the Ashes.

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Cricket

Australian batting form gives Ashes campaign a lift

Australia's Chris Rogers

Andrew Wu Michael Clarke knows the bulk of his batting line-up is fit and in form in the countdown to the Ashes.

THE TONK

Mitchell Johnson turns to war hero for help toughening up

The Tonk

Andrew Wu, Chris Barrett, Chloe Saltau Australian war hero Ben Roberts-Smith has emerged as a key man behind Mitchell Johnson’s rise from the international wilderness.

John Buchanan says Michael Clarke's team can overcome Alastair Cook's dull tactics to win the Ashes

John Buchanan.

Andrew Wu John Buchanan, the architect of Australia's last Ashes triumph, believes Michael Clarke's team has the firepower to exploit England's dour and predictable game plan and return the urn to these shores.

Cricket

The England file: England can be beaten

England batsman Kevin Pietersen

Andrew Wu The architect of Australia's last Ashes triumph believes Michael Clarke's team has the firepower to exploit England's dour and predictable game plan.

Peter Nevill set to captain NSW Blues in Sheffield Shield

Peter Nevill

Andrew Wu Victorian-born and raised Peter Nevill will captain NSW at first-class level for the first time when the Blues take on Queensland in the Sheffield Shield game starting on Friday at the SCG.

Cricket

I could face Johnson, says lippy Piers Morgan

The Tonk

Chris Barrett, Chloe Saltau, Andrew Wu England's batsmen have had all sorts of drama facing Mitchell Johnson but one of their cocky countrymen reckons he'd be up to the task.

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Cricket

Michael Clarke and Shane Watson are back on good terms after a rocky patch

Michael Clarke and Shane Watson.

Andrew Wu The once turbulent relationship between Michael Clarke and Shane Watson continues to improve.